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Aug 27, 2009 9:00am EDT
joining us. today is thursday, august 27th. angie goff is here. she will have the traffic update for you. we say good morning to kim martucci and how's the weather? what's danny canning. >> danny boy is in the atlantic ocean churning up a storm and we are keeping one eye on him but i am watching with equal importance a front and i think that will be the thing that brings wet weather this weekend. that is actually good news. i think danny will be too far out to sea to take a direct hit here or get too close to the coast. here's a look at the day at a glance. temperatures in the middle 70s and upper 70s and that was our target at nine. it is happening. mostly sunny skies. approaching the mid-80s. instead of the 90s like yesterday afternoon we will put on the brakes around 88. more clouds will be approaching the area. a frontal system is on top of us but the rain attached to it is behind the front. we will hold off on the rain likely until tomorrow. this is what danny looks like. an enhanced satellite loop. brighter colors indicate high cloud tops. show emu what we are expecting as danny ta
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
caribbean. >>> and get news around the clock by visiting us at wusa9.com. the cuddling has me all over the place here. >> and don't forget to send in back to school pictures. we are showing those on tv. visit kim's blog or mine b@for information. fa the real vitamin-rich vegetables, the wholesome grains. and you think you're getting spoiled. it's so good for you too. [ announcer ] beneful prepared meals. another healthful, flavorful beneful. heard you're getting free nights from hotels.com. how? well, funny you should ask. you see, after i book 10 nights, i get a free one. say i spend 2 nights at a big name hotel, 3 at a boutique, and 5 at a beach resort... and boom! free night. ( dings, monkey chatters ) ( in a baby voice ) aren't you a smart one? ( monkey laughs ) accumulate 10 nights and get a night free. welcomerewards from hotels.com. smart. so smart. new aches and pains, ...and new questions about which pain reliever is right for your body. tylenol 8 hour works with your body, with one layer that dissolves quickly... ...one layer that lasts all day ...and no layers that irri
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. caps owner is on the board of best buddies and worked with the organization for years. he spoke to us by phone from new york. >> mr. shriver was really an authentic american hero. the work that she did touched honestly millions and millions and millions of lives and when you look at the shriver family between special olympics and the peace corp. and best buddies, they really apit mize what public service is all about. mr. shriver was such a role model for so many people around the world, certainly in our local area and this is a huge loss for our community. >> she met him en he was a classmate. we have much more coverage of the life and legacy of eunice kennedy shriver on our website, wusa9.com. attached to the story you'll find a slide show and the entire statement issued by the special olympics about her passing. >> a woman who went to check on a relative's cat end up the victim of rape. it pp haedenin loudoun county whe e erthedsheriff's departmen is looking for help in solving the case. peggy fox has the story. >> i can't believe something like this would happen. >> in this area.
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 9:00am EDT
protect you from the h1n1 virus this flu season. thanks for joining us. today is august 18th. angie is here and she is smiling. hopefully that is a good sign as far as traffic is concerned and kim is smiling even though it is sunny and humid outside. >> the humidity gets us every summer. angie has this muscle milk. she will share the scoop on that. >> let's get started. look around and up humid and on u youp e . 7 we 7atsiin deto s we'r at 77 inside e thltbeway. weshare that wi th with richmond. up th canumberld a beautiful morning with 73. ocean city, hitting the beach today it will be a good beach day. up to 91. a couple of thunderstorms this afternoon. our high temperatures similar to what we saw yesterday. tomorrow more scattered storm and 89 degrees. a look at the satellite and radar loop. clouds are few and far between at the moment. toward west virginia a batch of moisture. this is along a front that will slow down as it comes here. hopefully an afternoon cooling thunderstorm or two. the sunset is still close to 00 but every morning when i drive in to work it is getting darke
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
. temperature, a record tying 98. give us good traffic. >> i will do my best, howie b. welcome to the 6:00 hour. we are ready to jump start your workweek beginning with 95 northbound in virginia. already a little slow from the prince william parkway to lorton. taking it to 66. no problems to report this time. as you take a close look at 50 to 123. moving along, hey, maryland, things are mighty fine on 270 from germantown to the split. on the outer loop north of the district, already seeing a good amount of volume from new hampshire georgia. a couple of breaks along the way. and we will wrap with 95 and the bw parkway. nice and green out of baltimore past powder mill to the capital beltway. that's a quick look at traffic. now, over to you. >>> i think you have heard this earlier in the day it will be a scorcher today and for most of the week. for healthy people the heat can be dangerous but they are the sick and elderly it can be down right deadly. armando trull is joining us from rockville with survival tips. >> good morning. the heat advisory as you heard from howard kicks in at noon. tha
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 12:00pm EDT
area and took a knife to water lines being used by construction projects. of course police are investigating. there's an anticrime surveillance camera in the area and police plan to look the tapes to see if they can identify suspects. we will have details coming up on 9 news now at 5:00. >>> and we are following a developing story from northeast washington. a man shot by police officers early this morning has died. this happened around 3:40 this morning at a shell gas station on benning road northeast. officers responded to a report of a man with a gun at the gas station. when they arrived the suspect allegedly pointed the weapon at officers and the officers fired at the suspect. police will not say if this was a robbery attempt. >>> at this time i have been told that the subject had a weapon and he was tapping on the window of the shell station, cashiers location. >> reporter: no officer was injured in the shooting. stay with wusa 9 and wusa9.com. we will have the latest information on this story. >>> we now know the name of one of two people stabbed in northwest washington ye
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 12:00pm EDT
for using a cell phone on the job was calling metro's central control center because her work-issued radio did not work. the union says that the driver never moved the bus while she was on the phone. the driver has been on leave since she was photographed using the phone last month. >>> the white house hopes that it can rally president obama supporters to help put to rest some of the concerns being voiced loudly at town hall meetings that are being held across the nation. lawmakers are getting an earful about health care reform, coast to coast. and the president is looking to retake the offensive. he tries to clear up the plans to reform the system. joel brown reports. >> reporter: the opposition to president obama's health care reform efforts is getting louder and louder. >> say no to socialism. >> reporter: voters are voicing their opinions, sometimes angrily at town hall meetings across the nation. >> you listen to us. >> reporter: opponents are concerned that health care reform plans could lead to a complete government takeover of the industry an mean lower quality care at a high
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
take over about noon and with that some thunderstorms certainly by 5:00. a high of 90, angie. hook us up with a nice drive. >> i will hook you up with a tie up to avoid on air and on- line. follow me on twitter at oh my goff is my name. the outer loop at van doren street is where we have crash activity taking away the right lane for -- right center lane for drivers. expect more lei delays than usual at this time. 95 northbound no problems past the prince william parkway. we have a live shot for you. notice the head lights are moving okay. and then head to 395 and show you the slow go that set in 15, 20 minutes ago. it stretches from duke to seminary. the next stop the outer loop from maryland, from new hampshire to university we are still moving at speed. finally, it is smooth sailing on 95 an the bw parkway. notice the green cars. we are moving at great paces making our way to the capital beltway. now, we'll make our way over to andrea. >>> work is in full swing on the intercounty connector in maryland. and now it is affecting early- morning commuters. armando trull is along i-95 in
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 6:30pm EDT
>> all right, that's it for us. the cbs evening news with katie couric is next. harry smith is in tonight. join atina for the area's only local newscast at 7. don't forget, wusa9.com is always on. have a great night. >> smith: tonight, a cbs news exclusive, the afghan government is pressuring the united states to release a suspected terrorist arrested in the bombing last week that killed a u.s. soldier and injured an american reporter. i'm harry smith. also tonight, all-out war in southern california. the enemy is growing by leaps and bounds. a huge wildfire now threatening 12,000 homes. football helmets go high tech to warn student athletes and maybe save their lives. and what he did for brown. a u.p.s. driver makes his final delivery and sets a record. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> smith: good evening, katie is off tonight. more than 800 american service people have been killed in afghanistan since 2001, and today the top u.s. commander there delivered his much-anticipated progress report on the war. general stanley mckristal sa
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 6:00pm EDT
those concerns about a so- called public option. sandra joins us live with more on what happened today. sandra. >> well lesli, from washington to missouri, it was another day of heated emotions on display, all over healthcare reform. >> you want to be let out of here, you are welcome to go. now wait a minute, wait a minute. now wait a minute. >> shoving, i'm sick of the lies. i don't like being lied to. i don't like being lied about. >> tempers flairing. and booing. healthcare reform town halls around the country are heating up. with people on both sides of the issue speaking out. >> thank you. >> president obama held his own town hall in new hampshire tuesday. he encouraged healthcare reform, but suggested it is time to tone down the rhetoric. >> the way politics works sometimes is that people who want to keep things the way they are will try and scare the heck out of folks and they will create boogymen that aren't real. >> healthcare reform plan is not what some call socialized medicine. mr. obama says his healthcare reform plan would offer coverage to those with preexisting co
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
used for governmental purposes. the city attorney is now trying to find out if this rental agreement fits that criteria. >> if we are offering properties at below market value, then that's considered a benefit. and as such, we should be treating it that way. >> this city employee who knows some of the men renting the homes doesn't understand the fuss. they work hard, they deserve it, he said. now it's up to the ty to determine how much it will cost them. audrey barnes, 9news now, wusa9.com. >> the city manager says she hopes to report her findings to the city council by the first week of september. >>> well within an hour, president barack obama will appear at a campaign fundraiser for virginia democrat, creigh deeds. some see the governor's race as a referendum on president obama's performance. gary joins us now live from mcclane with more. gary. >> lesli, it's really no surprise the president is here. virginia republican sensing a drop in the president's approval ratings has made this campaign as much about his national political chance as it has been about local virginia issues. >
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 11:00am EDT
nuclear submarines. a cruiser will use about 10 million gallons per shipper year. so over the 30-year life of that ship you're talking about 300 million gallons of fuel that you're not going to be buying from hug joe chavez or the ayatollah. we have to refuel every three to five days. that is the vulnerability. when you go low, straight and slow, to refuel, that is the vulnerability. the carriers go for 30 years without having to refuel. but the ships that protect them have to refuel every three or five days. third one is every generation of ship uses about three times more electricity than the previous generation so you are building in that capacity early on with a nuclear plant. lastly, it has a smaller signature from a heat-seeking missile. when you combine all of those things it is the only way to go. >> the navy has roughly an $11 billion annual ship building budget. >> closer to 14. >> 14. >> and we need to get it up to 15. that is our goal for next year. >> which would be good news from the navy standpoint but nuclear powered vessels cost more to build. where will the money come fro
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is wednesday, august 12th. my little brother's birthday. frederick, happy birthday. no way jose and plus, i don't like mud. >> no. >> straight up at 9:00. we are watching the cloudy skies and we are cooking today. the chef didn't want to cook out on the terrace. he saw the claudes and i said we are going to stay dry for the 9:00 a.m. i don't think he realized what i do. we will be cooking today. wait until you see what we are making. ho in ully you will get rain our garden. isoler alady found me isngcrpiee in byfrpiont royal and a couple in wi heerst where the teeserurater are nice lower to lower to mid- 70s. guess weates it atis not going be as hot itesas yayas yesrd te. the ergg. b bch of rain on the wider view. it is raining across southwestern virginia and north carolina. this batch is going to move and we will be on the northern periphery of it but pretty sure we will get some rain drops today. have the umbrella this afternoon. eastern suburbs have a shot of cracking mid 890s today. we will be working on that, too. in dc 76 right now.
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
we have got all the details. >>> incapacitiably yours. red hot americans? i don't think so. 20% of us are in a sexless marriage. our doctor has the antidote and it doesn't require health care reform. interesting. early this saturday morning, august 15th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> hi, everyone, welcome to "the early show" on a saturday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> a beautiful saturday. it is august 15th. i'm erica hill. glad to have you with us today. >> we're talking about sexless marriages and what does define a sexless marriage? they're talking about it, the experts are. >> they got numbers. >> less than ten times a year, we're calling it shock. and ah. >> that's very cute. very cute. that's why we keep you around. >> we have some solutions. >> yes. we're not going to leave you in a lurch here. not having sex, so sorry. julie powell is here, who is the woman behind, of course if you read this book, i was a big fan, she wrote the blog, the blog became the book, the book became the inspiration for the movie, "julie & julia," big hit in theaters. she's joining us today on wha
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
commuters, buses and motorcycles would get to use the lanes at no cost. but cars with fewer than three occupants would have to pay tolls. the exact toll would vary depending on the time of day and the amount of vehicles on the road. the more cars, higher tolls. those that don't want to pay would use the nonhot lanes for free. virginia had entered in to a partnership with an international construction company to build the hot lane an australia company had been picked to collect the tolls. hot lane construction on the capital beltway will not be affected by this decision. now, the hot lanes could run in to local cop -- opposition from local leaders who were afraid of the impact it would have on the neighborhoods near the highway. but of course, one of the things that now one has to wonder is, if this is the type of reaction this deal got, were there any ordeals that depend on selling bonds to finance and will be affected down the road. armando trull for 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> now to the hot lanes along the beltway in virginia. we told you yesterday the exit from the outer loop to
CBS
Aug 9, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 28, 2009 6:00pm EDT
thofactivity is o tupe ea of us here, eslypealci alon s east 5. 9of tof 95. so this is where thhee acav actytyviti has been the lastvi rauple of s.urho ll s.fain ra ba herecknothing is llg infi in. . wsne . ws at whabout ga i ll tell you what, we will zoom in teanlooking at tyssviroac activity across e , ouare nd area, around de is good besneit is it k inrefo think before the methgagigabebes heinec f tasort e game but not the deluge had earlier. the flood watch until 2:00 a.m. showers and storms will be tapering off. come back and talk more about danny. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a private memorial service is set to begin in an hour in honor of senator ted kennedy. family and friends including john kerry filed past kennedy's casket as he lay in repose in boston today. senator kennedy's funeral mass will be tomorrow morning in boston. his body will be flown to andrews air force base so he can be buried at arlington national cemetery. his gravesite at arlington is in some ways chosen by the martyred president kennedy. he stopped at the site and remarked it was so beautiful he could sp
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: hewitt advised him use make up bethe declined eventually losing the election. a couple of years later he became the executive producer of the cbs evening news with walter cronkite. he is credited with coining the term anchorman and creating a look that for decades defined how information news was presented but his greatest reindication is no -- creation was 60 minutes the face of journalism. >> this is 60 minutes a kind of magazine for television. >> reporter: 6 a minutes was the first news program to become a top ten television show. it regularly made headlines with stories ranging from hard- hitting investigative pieces to interviews with the famous and the notorious. the show won every award in the book. >> you're running the piece. >> tell me a story, hewitt would demand. he had an instinct for knowing what the average american likes to watch. he carefully scrutinized every script. the show remained on top for more than 30 years. hewitt had already celebrated his 80th birthday when in 2004 he officially stepped down as head of 60 minutes. but don hewitt remained in
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 4:30am EDT
allegedly held her captive for 18 years and cadaver dogs were used to check another property next door. police say he might be linked to several unsolved murders from the 1990s. >>> police in southeast georgia are offering a reward for information about a mass killing at a mobile home. police won't say if the victims are related or if they have any leads that might point to a suspect or even a motive. >> reporter: inside this small mobile home, authorities in glin county, georgia are investigating the biggest mass murder they've ever seen. alt people are dead and one more person is critically injured. >> somebody went in that house, there's no doubt, and murdered these people, yes. >> reporter: police still do not have a suspect and hope a $25,000 reward will generate more leads. >> what does $25,000 mean? that means we need help 37 anybody who has information that can call to us tell us, we need that help. that's the simplest way i can put it. >> reporter: not knowing whether a mass murderer is on the loose has residents scared. >> i look my doors now. i don't -- i try and stay energy
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
with us at wusa9.com. click on my blog. we're on the home page. 95 and the bw parkway, talking traffic now out of baltimore. all nice and green past powder mill to the beltway. move over to open that door and take you outside and show you 270 where we have a good amount of volume from germantown road to 370. moving the shot in to the district, northeast dc, i give you inbound new york avenue where we have one delay stretching from the times building to bladensburg road. 395 northbound from duke to seminary. already a good amount of volume but no significant delays but they are on the way. 95 from the prince william parkway to lorton, we are tracking that trip and fining the drive time holding at ten minutes. andrea, over to you. >>> we want to get to a story happening right now. this is in montgomery county. it is a two-lay harm fire in a r towo d wood street off of route 29 north of white oak. we just learned that firefighters have this one under control. a fire in one townhouse began 90 minutes ago and spread to another. fortunately no one was hurt and these are live pictures
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:30pm EDT
returning from studying abroad. >> they took us up to the louchbl and told us no one survived. >> reporter: 13 years after the bombing, two suspects megrahi and lamin khalifah fhimah were tried. fhimah was acquitted and megrahi was given a life sentence but released today after serving only eight years. >> we're now in contact with the libyan government and want to make sure that he is not welcomed back in some way but instead should be under house arrest. >> reporter: but instead of house arrest, megrahi was greeted by thousand, with libyan leader mohammar ghaddafi's son serving as his personal escort. >> the message given to these leaders of third world nations that believe in state-sponsored terrorism, if you outwait the united states and the united kingdom, they'll eventually give in. >> reporter: for victim's families, megrahi's freedom... >> he gette gets to go home to his family and none of the people he killed had that luxury. >> glor: now to afghanistan which held its presidential election today, despite the taliban's best efforts to disrupt it. the afghan government
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 10:30am EDT
morning again. joining us now first senator john mccain. senator, i understand that when vicki kennedy began calling people to speak at the wake on friday night that you were the first republican she called. i can understand why that was because you did have a very kind of special relationship with senator kennedy. you didn't always work together. a lot of the time you were on opposite sides but somehow you managed to keep this relationship going. how did you do that? >> i think it was probably because first of all we grew to respect each other. over time then have great affection for each other. you know, in this business& first you've got to establish respect. that respect sometimes was because of face-to-face discussions. sometimes for the record on issues that we had disagreements on. but the thing about ted was that when the debate was over, then he would put his arm around you and you moved on to the next issue. he never held... not only didn't he hold a grudge. he would... that was done. now let's go on to the next battle. >> schieffer: i talked to bob dole on the day senator ke
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Aug 2, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 23, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 29, 2009 8:00am EDT
. good to have you with us today. >> as you can see bit pictures, it is dark on the east coast. danny playing havoc with the east coast. fires to the west. we'll talk about that coming up. also, two major stories to discuss here this morning. >> we do. first is senator kennedy. there was concern about how danny could impact funeral plans, burial plans for the senator. you. >> coverage at 10:00. harry smith will be in the chair at that time. the burial of kennedy today, the headline church in boston the site of today's mass, an emotional and historic day. >> he'll be laid to rest with his brothers jack and bobby. jaycee dugard, the country transfixed with the story of a young woman who was kidnapped at the age of 11, 18 years later we're learning more about her and about the two daughters she apparently gave birth to while in captivity. can she get her life back? we'll tackle that this morning. also, want to take a look at maybe what was missed? could she have been saved sooner? two bombshells coming out this morning, law enforcement blowing two opportunities, possibly, during this 18-
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Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
method for ingesting cocaine. not using $100 bills but rather 5, 10 and 20. the doctor said his assistant are hoping to get results inside their chem lab. >> this was a technique that was recently discovered by purdue university. >> reporter: so for the purposes of testing money off the street, i'm going to go into my own wallet, pull out a couple of the retired tens and 20s and give them to you, doctor. >> okay. >> reporter: and tell me what do you find on this money? >> we can do that. >> reporter: while he and his assistant get to work, we take to the streets trying to understand how the amount of cocaine on dc's money has grown by 20% over the past two years. >> the high rollers are using it. okay. >> reporter: former mayor has a theory. >> from what i can gather from the study, washington is no different than any of the other cities, but it's a shift in drug use. >> reporter: tough times might be driving a rise in cocaine use. but it l might also be getting on -- it might also be getting on money with contaminated bills mixed with others inside the atm. back in the lab my b
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Aug 4, 2009 12:00pm EDT
and rider-friendly option available to us. >> link up many of the existing metro rail stations, marc stations, amtrak station. i think it will help to achieve our goal of livable, sustainable, transit oriented walkable, bikable communities. >> reporter: the route is 16 miles long and links prince georges and montgomery counties. >> the purple line is creating a great route for travelers so that more people can get jobs from the west side and bring more jobs to the east side in prince georges county. >> 55 sleek cable cars would make 21 stops between the new carrollton and bethesda metro station. >> it pays to add more stops because it will allow more people to use it. >> what is the ridership expected to be. >> i think 70,000 plus. >> reporter: those that support the $1.5 billion project say it is greener than building more roads. maryland will now apply for a billion dollars in federal funding for the process. critics say the purple line may devastate the path along the georgetown trail and may file a lawsuit to block the project. 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> if all goes acco
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 9:00am EDT
that died bifrom an attack by his own pit bulls. >>> thanks for joining us. today is tuesday, it is august 11th, 2009. glad to have you with us. angie will have the traffic in just a moment. kim martucci is back. welcome kim weather person. >> mrs, i got that done. great to be back but boy i got married in the weather in the 70s most of the time. and now we're back. i am happy to tell you we will y. be t breaking cordres datodo we did ity.es yat ayat s grdeee cumberland 73 and it is already 84 e thnosatellite and dar loop shows clouds are building toward cumberland where it is cooler in the low 70s. you folks will see widely scattered showers out here first. the storms have to come over the mountains and sometimes they tend to dry out as they hit the shenandoah valley. i still think you have a shot of getting wet later this afternoon and certainly along the 95 corridor for the drive home. i'm targeting the storms here. probably by 3:00. so between now and then try to get those arounds done in outside. temperatures 90 to 95. tonight we will have showers and thunderstorms. probably di
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Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
escalated into violence. the sheriff says anderson used some type of squeeze bottle, filled it up with flammable liquid and sprayed it on the woman while she was driving. >> she stopped the car, pulled it over on the shoulder. as she was getting out of the car, the suspect allegedly lit a match, threw it at her and set her clothing on fire. >> reporter: the inaccident is reminiscent of another high profile case. you'll recall evett was set on fire at her workplace. she was severely disfigured. >> it is unusual to have this type of situation, where somebody uses this method to set someone on fire, to take care of a domestic problem. >> it is weird for someone tlingvit e ngosclto me and that can happen. >> reporter: anderson has beens charged with g olin at protective order, reckless endangerment of a minor. assault charges are pending. in culpeper, 9news now and wusa9.com. >>> that woman suffered head, neck, and hand injuries. she has been treated at a local hospital and released. the girl was not harmed. >>> today, authorities renewed their search for the body of a woman missing for 13
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Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
fedcu >> jim: fedex field here in landover, maryland. some of us on this crew heading up to the playoffs for the fedex cup. >> phil: i'm coming with you, i'm going to do a little golf tomorrow. >> jim: you're welcome. third down run does not get the first. anthony alridge plugged up. let's look at colt brennan throwing that tying touchdown. he drops back, two receivers to his left, the patriots double cover the slot receiver. one on one on the outside and nice little move by mitchell gets open. the throw by colt brennan ties the game up. >> jim: new england takes a time out stopping at 1:52. >> phil: i think new england is going to change quarterbacks, too once they get this football back. >> jim: pat chung handled the first punt of the night. green handled ever since. gets by mitchell, in to the redskins side of the field and chung with a player on his back takes it all the way down to the field goal range. lindy holmes was along for the ride. >> phil: that changes everything, of course for the offense in a situation like this. >> jim: that was 33-yard run back of 46-yard punt.
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Aug 16, 2009 8:30am EDT
neighborhoods and building were a mystery until now. our digital correspondent tells us where they are and explains what it means in this 9 news new exclusive. >> reporter: north of georgetown university, 29th and p, 1300 block of upper street northwest, 23 in wyoming northwest, taylor street northeast, catholic university and trinity university all locations that the d.c. water and sewer authority and the fire department have identified over the last two years where there have been concerns about water. >> you live right there. i think that would be a big issue. >> reporter: just because the neighborhood is on the list of 34 locations doesn't mean it has an inadequate water supply, similar to what happened when firefighters tried to fight the blaze two weeks ago at the home of the former school board president. that is only one reason a area is on the list. >> it could be a hydrant locations, gallons per minute flow issues, access, geography, topography. >> reporter: the reason they have the list is to prevent what happened. knowing ahead of time means firefighters have plans in place
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Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
from icu after a second heart attack. >> for us as future providers it is about access and affordability. >> i have been to europe and seen their health care live. >> there is nothing in there about health savings accounts. >> reporter: there is a kickback getting kept out of this building it is the ability to share in the debate. >> this is grassroots at its finest. >> kill the bill. >> reporter: now, it may have seemed like it was very loud and unruly out here. there was a loud debate going on. i know, anita, you no more about what went on inside the meeting. >> britney, thank you so much. well, inside the school there were heated exchanges, protests and applause. but at the center of it all representative jim moran tried to keep order and shed light on what he calls the facts and fiction. >> a provision is the so-called public option. [ cheering ] >> the democratic congressman from the eighth district drew the biggest applause when he talked about the public option health care reform would give to people who now have no insurance at all. but those who fear more governmen
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Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
forecast first. top, has the storms passed us by. >> good news and bad news. we are not under a watch anymore but ironically there e.e warnings t erth vehse decounty in virginia. warning f al sotyor fclork arand frederic county, iniavik th. iney are at the bottom of the screen. we will zoom in to is th iths storm. this is the ed e waprpt ed the warning. this is a heavy storm now. -- everything is inar mo-- everything is t.he t noheasrt orv hethnom ishest this storm is abt isto 0. 34an tth ov thisthrt part of the stwiorllm to to next xt 1515minutes. the storm.e ul pfoins ceviine l the storm. llwi ssmiwill miss d an d y ha vera inu bu mayohave rain but the fr of the storm will more anth u. nly mi i will zohe we m veha entcbe orstwa hi havewebeen watching t the south, just d crossethe rive ichs inarles and southern pg county and thisd is ininga y.nsnity. ors is either heavy rain likely some hae . case'd weth a warning edis suon this. this at fopumpfort road anpu looks like anytime we see this type of color on doppler e dopp this isthavheinra ra. is llfainheavy rain. es rfa atllhave en be
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Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
seven yard line, he has a time out so he can use -- he can dump the ball off in the field of play but now he probably will just take a couple of shots at the end zone. a lot of times, first and goal to go at the seven, great situation for chris redman. >> greg: how do you think ron rivera is hanging in there? >> dan: i'm just glad we're not showing him. coaches are looking for things to yell at players about and correct -- make corrections on all these busts in the secondary by the chargers. one thing the chargers haven't been able to do is get any pressure on the quarterback. all these pass plays, no sacks for san diego. >> greg: san diego with two time outs remaining. atlanta with one. first and goal from the seven. >> greg: here comes the blitz. redman. quick pass inside the five to the two. bergeron fighting his way toward the goal line. didn't get there. clock continues to move. 47, 46, 45 seconds to play. >> dan: bring in the big guys, look for a running play. now they change their mind and pull them off the field. this looks like a little bit of chaos for the falcons as the
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Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
ins in the belten area. police gave us these security cameras. if you recognize the suspect, police want to hear from you on their tip line, 703-228-4242. >>> the murder conviction of the mastermind behind the dc sniper attacks has been upheld. the federal appeals court rejected an appeal by john allen muhammad. mohammad was sentenced to death in 2003. today's ruling could clear the way for his execution. he and his accomplice killed ten people in the fall of 2002. malvo who was 16 at the time received a life sentence. >>> there's word tonight that eunice kennedy liver is in the hospital in critical condition. the 88-year-old sister of john f. kennedy is in a cape cod hospital. she is well-known for founding the special olympics. >>> an alarming fire that destroyed a mansion in chain bridge dc. we learned today that washington city government and the fire department don't know for sure what areas of the district maybe susceptible to the same kinds of water pressure problems that crippled firefighters last week. gary has the the details. >> a week long investigation concluded that fi
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Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
turner bell. julie and maggie are off this morning. >> good morning. >> good to have you with us again this morning. we talked a lot yesterday about ramping up military activity in afghanistan with nato and u.s. forces. the marines started a major offensive this morning. we will have the latest on that in just a little bit. >> take a look at this book, called "making babies." it might set the fertility world on fire. the author says too many american couples are relying on fertility treatments to get pregnant when they don't have to. we're going to talk to the author who is stirring up this controversy and taking on the i.v.f. industry. >> tempers boiled over tuesday in the heated debate over health care nearly everywhere except inside president obama's town hall meeting in new hampshire. kimberly dozier was there and joins us now from the white house. kim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, harry. the white house was braced for a showdown at the town hall meeting in new hampshire yesterday. the only fireworks we found were outside. >> we don't need obama and his crew to tell us
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Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
romney, who joins us from massachusetts. he says that, if the rest of the country followed the massachusetts model, there could be comprehensive reform and effective reform. he'll speak with us in just a few minutes. >> you mean he's for his own program? >> shocker, isn't it? >> we'll talk to governor romney ahead. morning, a presidential proposal that god broad support in congress takes effect today. all of us should start to see changes in our credit card statements designed to protect us from sneaky fees and penalties. our financial adviser ray martin will be here to tell us what to look for. >>> but first, several midwestern states are waking up this morning from damage from possible tornado strikes. dave price is here with the details. good morning, dave. >> good morning to both of you. we talked about this yesterday, but still ferocious storms rolled through the midwest leaving twisters behind and a trail of destruction. cell phone video caught this tornado near st. paul, minnesota, yesterday. the twister uprooted trees and tore down power lines, leaving more than 2,000 c
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Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
living smart report. jessica doyle is showing us a new way that stores are pitching sales to you. >> good morning. >> this is like right out of a sci-fi movie. you walk by a business and it instantly sends you messages about deals inside. if that is the future, the future is already here. >> reporter: stores tracking your location, using gps to offer you deals at nearby shops. >> you could use a guinness about now. >> the gap is taking a page from the futuristic movie. >> welcome back to the gap. >> reporter: a new iphone app lets you know about discounts when you walk by a store like 20% off of jeans. the style mixer app lets you pick out outfit and lets friends weigh in on how they look in realtime on facebook. >> the notion of social shopping meaning i can get instant comments back from my friends. >> tina with the san francisco marketing firm akqa has been using such technology for sales since 2005. and sees tremendous possibilities for the phone you carry now. >> you go to the next step of like japanese people already do. they pay with it, swipe it and pay with it. they open
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Aug 5, 2009 5:00am EDT
joining us. it is wednesday morning. howard is here with the weather. angie has traffic. she has early-morning issues we will hear about in a few minutes. >> that's right. >> let's get started with howard's forecast. >> some afternoon issues an here weather wise. this morning it is quiet. some clouds out there but they are high and thin clouds. this afternoon when the storms could be popping up an isolated strong one possible. let's show you what is happening upstairs. showers ahead of a line line. uld be on tonightco in on tonig to the morning. low 60s in the mountains. mid-70s here. looking at upper 80s and maybe near 90 if we get enough sunshine and better chance of storms in the afternoon. it is 5:00 straight up. time for traffic with angie and her issues. >> thank you, howard. we will be -- we will begin in leesburg. u.s. 15, all lanes are closed at emerald park drive due to an didn't. southbound is fine. to 66. here's a look. no incidents or accidents to report as we track volume through centreville. 270 southbound all clear commute past 121 so far. on the outer loop in mar
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Aug 28, 2009 9:00am EDT
will impact us is if you are heading to the coast, going to have rip tides, beach erosion. go we're going to get rain but it will be from a front and a different low pressure system traveling north from the south. let me tellyou about . y 'sdannnow. i will show you his forecasted track coming up in the next weather segment but know he has weakened a bit. winds down from 60 miles an hour where they were yesterday to 40 miles an hour. 74 is our temperature. up the road in gaithersburg it is 72. a lot of middle 70s, annapolis to the lower 70s in manassas where it is 72 degrees. we had a round of rain that is now moving east across central and eastern pennsylvania and it will stay out of our reach. but we will be watching this viewing area start to fill with showers and thunderstorms that slowly move north. we have a tropical air mass moving in. so there's water v.i.p.er in the air and that will form slow moving heavier rain. combined with what we have last night, we have a flash flood watch in affect from 2:00 this afternoon until 2:00 a.m. on saturday. we will be on the lookout for th
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Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
along. he joins us now this morning. good morning, dave. >> we're watching it. that danger to the east coast is not going to be what you might think. it's most likely going to be in the form of rip tides and rough surf. let's talk about what's going on. this morning bill remains a powerful category 3 hurricane, expected to send that dangerous surf and that life-threatening rip tide activity right along the eastern seaboard all the way through the carolinas through new england. bill's a massive storm right now, some 500 miles across, located 450 miles to the south of bermuda, where a tropical storm warn sg in effect right now with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour or so and higher gusts. it's expected to strengthen later today. how much strengthening it's going to have before it begins to disintegrate is still at issue. the core of this storm expected to pass between bermuda and the east coast of the united states tomorrow though it's expected to stay far enough off the east coast as it moves off to only provide that danger with respect to right along the coastline and
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Aug 5, 2009 9:00am EDT
ago this charter jet, but just like for all of us on planes there's some time getting off and even more time as security and other agencies come on board first before we see lee, ling and former president clinton come down. i'm here with josh rogan. he's a defense and foreign policy expert with cq politics.com. we have been talking about the significance of this diplomatic trip that the former president has taken, and also some questions raised by a former president george w. bush administration official, former u.n. ambassador john bolton. he questions, why this high profile visit for these two women? a journalist was captured in and jailed in iran. there was no high-profile representative from the u.s. government going to her aid, although journalists around the world were seeking her release. we have three americans now who illegally, allegedly by iranian standards crossed their border from iraq. they are in jail, bolton and others have asked are we going to see president clinton packing his bags to go and get them? what does this mean for other dictatorships looking at this and
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Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
joining us ice ght, a woodbridge man is erp aft aouol hrsding the police at bay for hours and forcing the ngevacuation of an tien re neighborhood. it all started this afternoon around wrangler lane. more on how it happened and why so many police forces were involved. >> at least 50 police officers manned the scene there, including s.w.a.t. teams and hostage negotiators, when you have that, you can't take chances. >> reporter: some pulled out their cameras. >> police cars were going up this way, ambulances, police trucks. >> reporter: one eyewitness tells us what he saw, the man was apparently in his apartment, talking to the police. >> and i was right at the stop sign. and he was saying i'm going to kill myself, or i'm going to make you kill me. >> reporter: now hours later that man is still inside that apartment. and every single person who lives in the area has been evacuated. nobody can get back in. >> haven't done nothing all day because of it. killed my sunday. >> the man who held himself up did kill himself. that is 34-year-old lindale thomas, nobody else was hurt in the inciden
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Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
generous than his peers when it comes to awarding outside contracts using the taxpayers ' dime. the article claims there is little evidence of what taxpayers got in return. between twerch and 2009, the board eight council member dolls doubt $252,000 for outside contractors for consulting work, media relations and temporary workers. some money may have been for political campaigning and not constituent services according to the post. the second biggest spender was brown, whose office spent $45,000 during the same time period. the council's contracting policies are being investigated because of a recent scandal involving barry and a former girlfriend who he hired as a contractor. barry has repeat lid said he broke no laws in his contracting activity. nothing in the post article actually claims any of the activities the article are uncovered are illegal. at the wilson building, armando trull for 9 news now and wusa9.com. >>> changes are coming to the dc fire department. according to a spokesman, the department is now staffing two of the city's six special water supply companies so they
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Aug 30, 2009 11:30am EDT
centerpiece of the obama reform is a $5 billion cash surge. it will be used to overhaul america's underperforming schools. the $5 billion will not flow automatically to the u.s.'s 50 states. they must compete head-to-head, and justify whatever money they get. >> this competition will not be based on politics, or ideology, or the preferences of a particular interest group. instead, it will be based a simple principle. whether a state is ready to do what works. >> question: president obama has an education reform package. does it foster competition between the states? or facilitate federal control over education? pat buchanan. >> it will do both. i mean the states will compete for the federal money expect that will give the federal government a whip hand here. but john this is a drop in the ocean. 4 to $5 billion in terms of the enormous education budget, state, local, federal we have got right now. george bush's no child left behind. i'm a bit of a cynic but test scores have been dropping since 1964 in this country. sometimes up a little bit. basically the trend line is down. the c
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Aug 2, 2009 9:00am EDT
astonishing a plant as deadly as ricin is entirely legal, especially since it has been used to commit murder. this is akanitim and monk's hood and can bring on death by asphyxiation. >> so you think the plant world is benign? think again. later this sunday morning, plants with evil intent. >> he has been making waves his entire life, all 90 years of it, anthony mason takes us behind the scenes at a birthday party. >> whose birthday could bring together the lakes of bruce springsteen, dave matthews, john mellencamp, and eddie lou harris. >> the court: quite a guest list coming. >> an extraordinary guest list. >> the folk legend celebrates his 90th birthday and you are invite odd the party.n oun late. >> the battle of the brush is an age old conflict involving three of the biggest papers inrt a. and now many centuries later, contenders once again are going head to head to head. >> rita braver will explain. >> these works by the great venetian painter, they are considered masterpieces. >> this i love called the gentleman's passion. >> but they are also the product of a renaissance rivalry. >> t
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Aug 18, 2009 7:00pm EDT
forth street in northeast. right now, police, they would only tell us that the body is that of the adult male i should say. they were working to identify and determine how the man died. >>> a local nonprofit was damaged over the week. vandals, they broke into the life pieces to masters pieces northeast. helping them get their life skills together. because of this program that is based around art, the vandals were able to use paints, drums, other items to do about $10,000 worth of damage. >>> they went into the refrigerator, taking that out there. just throwing it out there. we had the turkey lunch meat, thrown all about. and that is like it was stepped onto see the footprints or whatnot. >>> more than 50 students were kept away from the summer program at light pieces because of that vandalism. virginia, they are delaying plans to expand the hot lanes proskwrebt along inter-- projects along interstate 5. they are worried that there won't be enough money. they are free to car pools and buses, but the solo drivers have to pay a toll. the virginia transportation secretary is not saying when
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Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
they had the numbers wrong, and they had to run them again. our dr. jennifer ashton is here to tell us what foods kids should be eating and why they might want to skip the sun block once in a while. >>> also coming up, it is a big day here in los angeles for the family of michael jackson. the battle over who will control his financial empire gets under way in a court hearing later this morning. also at stake, who will officially end up with custody of his three children? we're going to bring you all the latest on that. harry? >> thanks very much, julie. >>> first, diplomatic moves are being made this morning to help free the three american hikers detained in iran. but because the u.s. has no official diplomatic relations with that country, swiss officials have stepped in and are trying to find out exactly where the americans are being held. cbs news correspondent liz palmer is in london with the latest. liz, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the four young americans had been traveling in eastern turkey, and then they crossed uno northern iraq into a tainous but quite wild area t
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Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
. realtime sensors are showing us the drivers are clocking in at a great pace. we will take you to the outer loop. hop over to maryland, north of the district. the situation past new hampshire. a good amount of volume between this area up to georgia. and wrap it up with 95 and the bw parkway. we'll take you there. out of baltimore past 32, down to powder mill you are looking at a clear commute. now, over to andrea. >> thank you. at one past the hour, the world is waking up to the news that senator ted kennedy has died. the lie job of the senate died last night. he was 77. kennedy represented his home state of massachusetts in the senate for more than four decades. last year he helped president obama get elected. today the president said america has lost "a great leader." digital correspondent armando trull begins our coverage. he's live on captiol hill. armando? >> reporter: ted kennedy was the third longest serving senator in american history. for 46 1/2 years, he fought countless political battles hoar on captiol hill, winning his share of them and in doing so he leaves a legacy that has t
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